This skull may have just rewritten the book on human evolution

It's a discovery that could change our understanding of early humans. An incredibly well-preserved, 1.8-million-year-old skull from Dmanisi, Georgia suggests the evolutionary tree of the genus Homo may have fewer branches than previously believed. » 10/17/13 6:18pm 10/17/13 6:18pm

A new human species has been identified in Africa

Homo erectus was not alone in ancient Africa. Newly discovered fossil evidence, detailed in the latest issue of Nature, strongly suggests that no fewer than three distinct species of early humans from the genus Homo co-existed on the continent between 1.7 and 2 million years ago. » 8/09/12 5:30pm 8/09/12 5:30pm